Water Conditioning & Purification Magazine

The Water Quality Research Foundation—A History of Success

By Kayla Heriaud The Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF)—formerly the Water Quality Research Council (WQRC) from 1968-2004 and the Water Conditioning Research Council (WCRC) from 1952-1968—serves on behalf of the Water Quality Association (WQA) as […]

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Groundwater Depletion and Decline Caused by Sustained Pumpin...

By Gary Battenberg A brief history of water pumping 2000 BC: The Egyptians invent the Shadoof (a seesaw-like device) to raise water from a river by using a long, suspended rod with a bucket on […]

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Flooded Wells Can Affect Well-Owner’s Health

By Charles A. Job The series of extreme weather events that the United States has experienced recently has drawn attention to groundwater and its role in the daily lives of millions of people and effects […]

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Newark Makes Peace with POU after Crisis of Confidence Fades

By David H. Martin Four years ago, when faced with a crisis in spiking lead contamination levels in Flint, MI’s community drinking water, panicked citizens looked to free bottled water as the only immediate solution. […]

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Global Spotlight

North America De Nora announced the opening of a greenfield manufacturing facility for the production of electrodes in Mentor, OH. The 110,000-square-foot building, designed for flexibility in production planning, will reduce lead time, optimize capacity […]

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Viewpoint: Changing seasons means winter maintenance

Kurt C. Peterson, Publisher As autumn colors abound over the landscape of many areas, it’s time think about winter maintenance. For some, that may mean adding antifreeze to the vehicle or covering the late garden […]

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The Uncertain Risk of Pyrethrin Exposures

By Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD Although commonly distinguished as natural pesticides, pyrethrins (and their synthetic cousins, pyrethroids) have been associated with acute poisonings. Their use is common in the US and recent pesticide-related deaths […]

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Testing Mechanical Water Filtration Systems for Microbial Re...

By Rick Andrew Healthcare facilities have increased focus on infection prevention in recent years. Many of their patients are immunocompromised and therefore more susceptible to infection, so this increased focus can have a significant impact […]

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‘They Call Me The Chiller Guy’

By Donna Kreutz Years ago, Guy Lafortune’s mother gave him a piece of advice that paid off. “Back in 1988, my mother suggested that I get into the water treatment industry,” he said. “She told […]

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People

EWQA Board announced The Eastern Water Quality Association (EWQA) announced the appointment of four new members to its Board of Directors, during the Opening General Session of the EWQA Annual Convention in September. Each of […]

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